INTERNATIONAL BUDDHA POORNIMA DlWAS CELEBRATION 2016

INTERNATIONAL BUDDHA POORNIMA DlWAS CELEBRATION 2016
May 18 21:35 2016 Print This Article

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PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

 

9:30 AM : Invitees and general public to be seated

9:55 AM : Arrival of Chief Guest and lighting of lamp

Dr. Mahesh Sharma
Hon’ble Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
and Chairperson, Organizing Committee.

Shri Kiren Rijiju
Hon’ble Minister of State for Home
and Co-chairperson, Organizing Committee

Shri Upendra Kushwaha
Hon’ble Minister of State for Human Resource Development
and Co-chairperson, Organizing Committee

10:00 AM : Welcome of guests

10:05 AM : Song by Chakma Buddhist Society

10:10 AM : Address by Shri Thupsten Chhewang, Member of Parliament

10:15 AM : Address by President, International Chamber for Service Industry

10:20 AM : Address by President, Samrat Ashok Club

10:25 AM : Film on Buddha

10:35 AM : Address by Shri Udit Raj, Member of Parliament

10:40 AM : Dharma talk by Prof. Geshe Ngawang Samten

10:45 AM : Meditation (guided by Dharmacharya Shantum Seth)

10:55 AM : Mangalacharan – chanting of Sutras in Pali and Sanskrit traditions

11:00 AM : Song by Ladakhi children’s choir from Mahabodhi School, Chandigarh

11:10 AM : Welcome address by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and
Civil Aviation and Chairperson, Organizing Committee

11:15 AM : Address by Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Minister of State for Home and
Co-chairperson, Organizing Committee

11:20 AM : Address by Shri Upendra Kushwaha,Hon’ble Minister of State for Human Resource Development and
Co-chairperson, Organizing Committee

11:25 AM : Presentation of awards (Vaishakh Samman Prashasti Patra)

11:30 AM : Address by Chief Guest

11:40 AM : Vote of thanks by Ven. Lama Lobzang, Convener, Organizing Committee and Secretary General,
International Buddhist Confederation

NATIONAL ANTHEM

(Programme subject to change)

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